COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Advanced Metrology and Sensing Systems
Course Code: 
15MEC264
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Advanced Metrology and Sensing Systems' is a course offered in the B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Computer Aided Inspection: High precision measurements – interfacing - software metrology - Automated visual inspection in manufacturing, contact and non - contact type inspection methods, Electrical field techniques, radiation techniques, ultrasonic - Atomic Force Microscopes (AFM), Talysurf instruments. Laser Metrology: Laser Interferometer, Alignment Telescope, laser scanners. On-line and in - process measurements - diameter, surface roughness, Micro holes, surface topography measurements, straightness and flatness measurement, speckle measurements.

Unit 2

Coordinate Measuring Machine: CMM Types, Applications - Non-contact CMM using Electro optical sensors for dimensional metrology - Non-contact sensors for surface finish measurements – Measurements / programming with CNC CMM – Performance evaluations – Measurement integration. Machine Vision: Image Acquisition and Processing - Binary and gray level images, image segmentation and labelling, representation and interpretation of colours.

Unit 3

Edge detection techniques, Normalization, Grey scale correlation – Reflectance map concepts; surface roughness and texture characterization - photogrammetry. Application of Machine Vision in inspection - Measurement of length, diameters, Surface roughness - automated visual inspection - 3D and dynamic feature extraction. On-line Quality control: On-line feedback quality control variable characteristics - control with measurement interval, one unit, and multiple units control systems for lot and batch production.

  • Marshall A. D. and Martin R. R. - ‘Computer Vision, Models and Inspection’ - World Scientific - 1998
  • Nello Zuech - ‘Understanding and Applying Machine Vision’ - Marcel Dekker - 2000 - 2nd Edition
  • John A. Bosch, Giddings, and Lewis Dayton - ‘Coordinate Measuring Machines and Systems’ - Marcel Dekker - 1999
  • ASTE - ‘Handbook on Industrial Metrology’ - Prentice Hall - 1992